Disabilities Office

The Hunterdon County Office on Disability Services strives to help Hunterdon County residents with disabilities reach their maximum level of independence. This is achieved by working cooperatively with individuals with disabilities, their caregivers, human service providers, and others.

The Hunterdon County Office on Disability Services is a part of the Division of Senior, Disabilities and Veterans Services. We are the County's office for providing information and referrals to any community members with disabilities.

Services

Our office provides a wide range of services and referrals, public and private, to help people with disabilities remain in the community as independently as possible. Our services include:

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities in several areas including employment, transportation, public accommodations, communications and access to state and local government programs and services. Our office provides assistance to County residents regarding provisions under this act.

Aging & Disabilities Resource Connection (ADRC) Advisory Committee

The Aging and Disabilities Resource Connection is a system of local agencies that provide information and assistance to professionals looking for human services or programs. The ADRC Advisory Committee meets on a quarterly basis and is open to the public. Individuals with disabilities, seniors and their caregivers are especially encouraged to participate and give feedback regarding the human services they need.

Advocacy Related to Disability Services

Our office advocates for people with disabilities in order to help them attain necessary disability services.

Disability Applications

  • Social Security disability application
  • NJ temporary disability application
  • Other applications related to disability services specifically

Options counseling: Assistance to people who need to explore the disability services that are available to them.

Personal Assistance Service Program (PASP)

To support individuals with physical disabilities to remain active and independent. View PASP page.

Information and referrals to other public and private disability services agencies